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Re: Reverting to GNOME for jessie's default desktop

On 07/08/14 23:10, Jordi Mallach wrote:
> Popularity: One of the metrics discussed by the tasksel change proponents
> mentioned popcon numbers. 8 months after the desktop change, Xfce does not seem
> to have made a dent on install numbers.  The Debian GNOME team doesn’t feel
> popcon’s data is any better than a random online poll though, as it’s an opt-in
> service which the vast majority of users don’t enable.

What proportion of people installing testing or unstable will just go along
with the default? Won't most people choosing the default options be using
the stable installer? It would therefore be difficult to collect any
meaningful data at all from popcon until there was stable release with
changed defaults.


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